The IBM System Storage N5600 is architected to provide high-end enterprise storage and data management value in a cost-effective solution. The IBM N5600 offers FC and SATA disk drive capabilities that allow for operation in multiple solution environments including data compliant retention, nearline storage, disk to disk backup, and high performance critical I/O operations.

IBM N5600 Model 2868-G10

  • (single node filer)
  • Processor: 2 - 1.8 GHz AMD Dual-core 64-bit Opteron
  • Random Access Memory: 8 GB
  • Fibre Channel ports: 4 - 4Gbps
  • Ethernet ports: 4 - 1GbE
  • Max. raw capacity: 504TB
  • Max volume size: 16TB
  • Max. volume/LUNs: 504
  • PCI-Express expansion slots: 6
  • Max. FC ports: 16
  • Max. Ethernet ports: 16
  • Max. optional adapters: 3

IBM N5600 Model 2868-G20

  • (dual-node filer)

IBM N5600 Model 2868-A10

  • IBM System Storage Controller
  • Supports maximum of 420 disk drives
  • 8GB (per node) of DDR-400 memory
  • Up to five backend FC loops per node
  • Upgradeable to Model A20

IBM N5600 Model 2868-A20

  • System Storage Controller
  • Supports a maximum of 336 disk drives w/ dual-path FC cabling or 504 disk drives without dual-path FC cabling
  • 8GB (per node) of DDR-400 memory
  • Up to five backend FC loops per node

Key Features of the IBM N5600:

  • Max. raw storage capacity of 252 TB
  • Max. number of drives per Fibre Channel loop: 84
  • ECC Memory: Up to 16GB
  • Max. number of disk drives or LUNs: 2048
  • Integrated block- and file-level data access, allowing concurrent operation in IP SAN (iSCSI), FC SAN, NFS and CIFS environments

For pricing on new or used IBM System Storage N5600 arrays, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.